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2015 Conference at American University



   

The 2015 UFVA conference was held August 4-8 at American University in Washington, DC.  This year's conference theme was MEDIA WITH IMPACT.

A conference schedule (last updated 8-8-15) is available here: UFVA_2015_Final_Schedule.pdf

A conference app with full program information can be accessed at the following links:

http://ufva2015.com/mobile

http://ufva2015.com/apple

http://ufva2015.com/android

 

A list of awards announced at the banquet on August 8th can be found here:  UFVA_2015_Awards.pdf

 

Questions or concerns? Contact the Conference VP, Heather Addison.


2015 UFVA Officers & Board of Directors Election Results

  • President Elect, Heather Addison, Western Michigan University

  • Vice President, Jennifer Machiorlatti, Western Michigan University

  • Board Members: Will Akers, Belmont University; Peter Kiwitt, Rochester Institute of Technology; Wenhwa Tsao, Columbia College


2014 Conference Winners and Materials

2014 Conference Site: ufva2014.com

Find the 2014 UFVA Conference FINAL SCHEDULE 
here.

2014 Conference Site: ufva2014.com

Find the 2014 UFVA Conference FINAL SCHEDULE 
here.


President's Corner

Greetings! I am happy to announce that our papers and panels submissions for this year's conference are at all time high. Thank you for following our new procedure of paying your membership dues before your submission. This will allow you to have uninterrupted access to the website and the journal, and continue to keep our membership robust and growing.

For our members interested in all aspects of documentary, I am happy to report that we are collaborating with Cilect North America to provide a one-day pre-conference add on. This will be a unique opportunity for UFVA members to have a different pre-conference experience. Michael Kowalski, Associate Dean of the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University, will host this pre-conference event in D.C. The day will feature a documentary keynote speaker, exciting professional and academic panels, and distributors of documentary content from the D.C. area...

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The Road Led Here from UFVA member Jennifer Hardacker.


Queens Dream from UFVA member Mark Freeman.


These Amazing Shadows from UFVA member Betsy McLane. 


tatanka from UFVA member Jacob Bricca.

 

 


The University Film and Video Association (UFVA) is an organization of professors, scholars, and film and video makers.The organization is based in the U.S.; it has members throughout the world. The UFVA is an international organization where media production and writing meets the history, theory and criticism of the media. The UFVA members are image-makers and artists, teachers and students, archivists and distributors, college departments, libraries, and manufacturers. UFVA holds an annual conference and publishes the Journal of Film and Video, a periodical featuring articles on film and video production, history, theory, criticism, and aesthetics. The UFVA is one of the principal U.S. academic organizations for studying media.


Photo Credits: Peter Freund

 

Register for the 2014 UFVA Conference in Montana!







2014 UFVA Conference, Aug 6 – 9th, Montana State University

Registration for the 2014 UFVA Conference is now open!

Register at: ufva2014.com

Find the 2014 UFVA Conference DRAFT SCHEDULE here.

 


President's Corner

July 1, 2014

And here we are, about one month away from our conference in Montana. I look forward to seeing many of you there. It promises to be a great meeting.

In the meantime, our annual elections are upon us. This year we have people, both new and old Board members, running for a variety of offices. I like the idea of new blood and the incoming president – Francisco Menendez, from UNLV – will need the same amount of help that I have been getting from the board, perhaps even more because there will be a lot of initiatives that have only begun to get going that will need your help.

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Queens Dream from UFVA member Mark Freeman.

 

These Amazing Shadows from UFVA member Betsy McLane. 

 




 

 


The University Film and Video Association (UFVA) is an organization of professors, scholars, and film and video makers.The organization is based in the U.S.; it has members throughout the world.The UFVA is an international organization where media production and writing meets the history, theory and criticism of the media. The UFVA members are image-makers and artists, teachers and students, archivists and distributors, college departments, libraries, and manufacturers. UFVA holds an annual conference and publishes the Journal of Film and Video, a periodical featuring articles on film and video production, history, theory, criticism, and aesthetics. The UFVA is one of the principal U.S. academic organizations for studying media.